My Resume

My Resume
Solution Architect | Excellent Consultant | EPM Expert | Technology Enthusiast
Native speaker
Business proficient
Casual proficient
Industry Knowledge
Enterprise Architecture
Solution Architecture
Infrastructure Architecture
Business Process Modelling
Data Visualization
Data Modelling
Master Data Management
Planning & Budgetting
Tools & Technologies
ERP (LN, M3), d/EPM, Birst
Microsoft SQL Server
ERP, BW, BO(cloud) & EPM (BPC, BFC, Strategy Management..etc.)
Financial Management, Essbase, Planning, Financial Data Quality Management
Software as a Service (SaaS)
Interpersonal Skills
Creative Problem Solving
Can Do Approach
Current Working Area: Solution Architect (Services), BI & EPM
Current Industry: Software
Profile: Experienced Solution Architect & Pre-sales with a passion for performance management, looking for a team that shares this passion.


Consulting Excellence InstructorMay 2019-Present

Consulting Excellence is developed specifically to meet the unique needs of professional consultants. The Workshop follows a proven step-by-step strategy that ensures the success of any consulting engagement. Actual consulting case studies that offer participants practical analysis, role-playing opportunities, and real-life application of the skills they learn are presented throughout the Workshop. Topics include (but are not limited to) Overcoming Resistance, Listening and Questioning Skills, Positive Conflict Resolution, and Building and Enhancing the Position of a Trusted Adviser.

Presentation Excellence InstructorMarch 2019-Present

Excellence in presentation is being “audience/learner centered”—presenting the material in a manner designed to ensure complete acceptance and understanding, along with a desire to see and hear more.

Principal Solution ArchitectJuly 2017-Present

In this role I am designing and implementing d/EPM & Business Intelligence based solutions. I support all stages in the project life-cycle, including hands-on application design and development and am responsible for specifying, designing and implementing solutions. My value add is in understanding the financial requirements and translate these into technical implementation.

My activities include (but are not limited to):

  • Assist the bid process where d/EPM & Business Intelligence is included
  • Provide assistance to Infor prospects with choosing the right set of Products and designing reusable integration between discrete Infor products
  • Build relations with consultants, developers, operational personnel and technology leadership (CTO, CIO, Directors etc.) within prospect organizations
  • Provide feedback on product features and priorities to the product management and development team.
  • Consult with customers on business process improvements, challenging established paradigma
  • Create and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Assist in design and delivery of on-site and/or web-based training for both customers and Infor consultants
  • Maintain the vision for the solution through the implementation
SAP The Netherlands
Solution Principal EPM (Pre-sales spacialist)2010-2017

Understands and defines customer needs in order to develop and maintain product demonstrations and materials to close business and increase revenue. I’m considered one of the most knowledgeable persons on EPM in my Business unit. My activities include: Deal Support

  • Deliver superior (sales) presentations and demos to customer and partners
  • Lead in workshops and discovery sessions
  • (EPM) roadmap/visionary/thought leader presenter

Demand Generation

  • Represent SAP in one-to-many marketing events
  • Session speaker

Sales Play Champion

  • Lead a team of sales, pre-sales and marketing professionals
  • Monitor and manage a 4x 4rq pipeline

Mentor (junior)Pre-sales colleagues  

Partake Consulting
Senior EPM Consultant2004-2010

My work varies from the translation from user demands for system and software specifications, set up of structure for application architecture to development of integration solutions, master data management solutions, financial dashboards, etc. My activities include:

  • Lead Consultant in high visible projects
  • Assist sales, (pre)sales demo’s, lead feeding
  • Coaching (Junior) Consultants
  • Trainer
  • Designing dashboard solutions
  • Designing data integration/ETL solution
Mobile Broadcasting Company
Mobile Application Developer2002-2004

Develop and maintain database driven applications for mobile messaging and performance monitoring. My activities include:

  • Design and develop mobile messaging applications.
  • Training and support on these applications.
  • Development and support on a mobile communications base platform.
  • Main contact for partners
Man On The Roof (a Committed Consultancy brand)
Web Application Developer2000-2002

Part of a team of developers, delivering superior web applications.

  • Development and support of several content management systems.
  • Consulting for real-estate agents, a telecommunication company and print-offices on workflow and content management.
Committed Consultancy
Product Specialist / Support Profecional1999-2000

As team leader on a multi customer support desk, supported several customers by providing them detailed information on the performance of their (IT) support department(s).

Main Education
Hogeschool Utrecht
ROC Utrecht
Medical Micro Biology1994-1999
Professianal Education
Infor Certified Black Belt architect2018

The Black Belt architects are knowledgeable at each level to make sure we are driving the Infor stack
How Black Belt architects assist:

  • Identify digital use cases, digital, Dynamic Science, Coleman
  • Develop scorecards for best practices, key business drivers, and VE business case
  • Structure data strategy and architecture
  • Current, future and migration architecture for entire landscape
  • Knowledge of industry and process best practices, digital use cases and innovations for art of the possible

Black Belts have extended capabilities in:

  • Enterprise architecture
  • Solution architecture
  • Infrastructure architecture
Foundation & Practitioner
Prince 22007
Train the trainer
Arcplan Enterprise2006
Sales training
C# Programming with Microsoft .NET, Internet Security and Acceleration server, Internet Information Service, Windows (NT4, 2000) server and workstation
Financial Management, Planning, Financial Data Quality Management
Financial management for non financial managers
Alex van Groningen2005
Other activities
Educator / teacher
Volunteer at Jong Ondernemen2012-2017

The European Round Table of Industrialists, Junior Achievement-Young Enterprise Europe and European Schoolnet are partnering to promote greater understanding and awareness among young people about globalisation, entrepreneurship and the skills they need to succeed in the global economy. The Global Enterprise Project (GEP) will expand these organizations’ existing good practices with educators and key stakeholders in the business community.

ROC Utrecht
Organizing Committee Wingz Part1995-1998

With one of my fellow students, I convinced the board of directors to provide us with a budget of 300k to organize a huge event for 10.000 students.

ROC Utrecht
School Without Rasism1995-1999

About Maarten

In 1999 begon Maarten als ontwikkelaar van Management Informatie Systemen. Al snel ontwikkelde hij een passie voor het vinden van de juiste informatie voorziening ter ondersteuning van beslissingen. Toen hij in aanraking kwam met de theorie van Kaplan & Norton ‘closed loop performance management systemen’ begon zijn carrière in het Enterprise Performance management (EPM). In de rol Senior Consultant EPM, hielp hij vele organisaties om planning, consolidatie, ABC en Balanced Scorecard omgevingen op te zetten of te verbeteren. Inmiddels werkt Maarten ruim vijf jaar voor SAP Nederland als Solution Principal EPM. Hij helpt organisaties “To run better” : meer “in control” en een betere “enterprise insight”.